“Keeping the spirit of jazz alive in these troubled times” ****
(review by Trevor Bannister, published by TheJazzMann)
SUMMER BBQ & JAZZ!
24 AUGUST GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION
Inspired by a love of South African music and food, this is all about having a good time with friends old and new! Featuring Cape Town-born pianist/composer Philip Clout and rising star Samuel Eagles on sax. Please book meals by 19th August at the latest
** Last few tickets remaining **
AUGUST JAZZ JAMS
Free entry, all welcome!
August 14th Merry Harriers
August 25th Wooden Bridge
REMEMBERING CHICK COREA
TRISTAN MAILLIOT QUARTET
Featuring BBC Young Jazz Musician finalist Tom Ridout
15 SEPTEMBER GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION
An evening celebrating the music of Grammy-award winning pianist and composer Chick Corea from a quartet of top flight musicians who share a deep love of Chick’s music.
With pre-gig meal from Mandira’s Kitchen!
DAVID NEWTON & EUAN STEVENSON
29 SEPTEMBER UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
Two fantastic jazz pianists, two Steinway
grand pianos. Not to be missed!
THE MUSIC OF MILES DAVIS
STEVE WATERMAN QUINTET
13 OCTOBER GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION
A celebration of the life and work Miles Davis from one of the UK’s top jazz trumpeters, including an interview with BBC writer and author Brian Morton on the making of the seminal album, Kind of Blue. Not to be missed!
JULIAN COSTELLO QUINTET
27 OCTOBER GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION
Mixing jazz with a delicious world music element, with a fantastic lineup of musicians and instruments including sax, cello, vocals, oud, guitar, drums, percussion and double bass!
“Guildford Jazz is a beacon of light in supporting and promoting live jazz locally: a thriving community arts organisation hosting performances from some of the top jazz musicians in the country while at the same time building strong community links with local musicians, schools and charities. It’s growing audiences are testament to their success and I am delighted to support them as patron.”
Bill Bruford, Patron of Guildford Jazz.